‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ It is a comedy-drama-filled entertainer that won the National Award for Best Feature Film. You will be surprised to know that no buyer was being found for this film. About two years after the film was made, UTV Motion Pictures came forward and took over the distribution of the film. Had the distribution been done on time, today we would not be celebrating 16 years of the film but 18 years. The film, directed by Dibakar Banerjee, was released on 22 September 2006. There was an army of veteran actors in this film. Ranvir Shorey, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Kiran Juneja, Vinay Pathak, Tara Sharma, Pravin Dabas, Naveen Equipped with actors like Nischal (Navin Nischol) narrates some interesting anecdotes about the film.
Nowadays, Hindi films are often accused of remakes of South films, if they do not have their original content, then tell that Seeing the immense success of the film ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ released 16 years ago, a remake was made in the South Industry. Although it is a different matter that the story of the film was brilliant, the actors showed great stamina, the filming was excellent, despite it there were no buyers.
The true story of Jaideep Sahni ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’
Actually, Dibakar Banerjee was an advertising filmmaker before making the film ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’, he wanted to make a film in which Delhi could be shown. Writer Jaideep Sahni prepared the script and Dibakar agreed to make the film on it. It is said that Jaideep wrote the script with his heart because he himself had suffered the incident shown in the film. The story of the film is about a middle class man who gets caught in the trap of a land grabbing builder. Something similar had happened with Jaideep’s family. This incident related to his life made such an impact on Jaideep that after one and a half years, Jaideep wrote so many scripts.
Distributors were coming with their demand
The film ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ went on floors in 2003. lowThis film was shot in 45 days. The biggest challenge was to release this film. The first investor Padmalaya Telefilms pulled out. Other financiers who came forward came with conditions. If someone wanted to take an actor, then someone was demanding to have item songs and action sequences. But Dibakar and Jaideep did not compromise with the original story of the film.
The film released 16 years ago earned double
Content is king but distributors are also not less than God, due to which the film took a long time to release. Once it seemed that this film would not be able to release and the people associated with the film were upset. In such a situation, when UTV Motion Pictures decided to distribute, everyone’s life came to life.
‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ got the award and South Industry made a remake
The film received the National Award for Best Feature Film in 2006. ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ was screened at the Kara Film Festival. Not only this, this film was also made in the year 2008 in Tamil and Kannada languages.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 22, 2022, 13:33 IST